DEPT go CRACK! When they play they set
loose a scalding and mysterious power. It
creates a deep state of euphoric
excitement among the participating
audience. Within that CRACK! is a
pagan-like force. It reduces intellect to
a distraction. It's essence is a raw and
vinyl, the video, the analysis, the
debate, the waffle are sidetracks to the
main event. The CRACK! is momentous but
momentary and all the rest are ripples in
To attempt a reasoned
comprehension with the hand-me-down
criteria of the r'n'r circus is
tangential to the nature of the CRACK!
It's more a question of intuition.
"People overlook the
direct power of the thing and try to
break it down into intellectual terms to
confuse people that we're trying to get
through to. It's held back with the
intellectual bullshit that comes from
most major music journalists. Ballet and
opera are held back in the same way
because they're given that middle-class,
"The basic power in
our music is still there. It's the lowest
common denominator and everybody
experiences that. Journalists can find
hidden meanings that might stop people
coming to see us but once they do come
... I don't think it'll make any
difference after that."
The four minds ... CRACK!
They talk as an entity. No quotes are
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